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General Dynamics Information Technology McAfee Cyber Security Scanning Engineer (Secret clearance required) in Arlington, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Interim Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret


No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Cyber Security

Job Description:

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, HIPS and Policy Auditor.

  • ePO/Agent Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Installing McAfee ePO/Agent into clouds and other network enclaves

  • Maintenance of the Agent/McAfee infrastructure/Database

  • Working with the McAfee Vendor to resolve issues

  • Upgrade of McAfee Epo to McAfee ENS

  • Install, operate, monitor, and maintain host-based McAfee security products via McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator.

  • Develop and execute upgrade plans for multiple security products (including ePolicy Orchestrator) on a regular basis.

  • Create, tune, and implement HIPS custom IPS signatures based on indicators, intelligence, and collaboration with other groups.

  • Must be versed in the McAfee ANSI and TCL code to create signatures for blocking and alerting.

  • Must be able to work with outside organizations and convert their requirements into code structure

  • Able to install/debug new versions of HIPS in multiple environments in a ENS/Pre-ENS format

  • Able to create HIPS signatures and exceptions and work with the Symantec organization to troubleshoot differences.

  • Responsible as the McAfee Policy Auditor SME.

  • Create benchmarks for Windows/Linux, work with the DOS SCM office in the creation of those benchmarks, test, troubleshoot, and deploy the benchmarks to every environments. They must be able to monitor and work with the iPOST/IRM-IA team to troubleshoot difficulties.

  • Create ITRB/ITCCB and CTS change management packages and deploy new upgrades and installations in any environment.

  • work equally well within the pre-ENS environment or McAFee ENS platform

·Act as a point of escalation for all McAfee technical issues for 10+ colleagues.

  • Document and maintain SCAP content that is leveraged by Policy Auditor for security compliance scanning.

  • Monitor Remedy ticketing system and support security help desk

  • Perform and post results of bi-weekly and on demand vulnerability assessments

  • Provide incident reporting and response capability

  • Ensure data flows are maintained between internal tools and enterprise-wide reporting dashboard


·Interim Secret Clearance to start, ability to obtain TS

·5+ years’ experience

  • Working knowledge of and experience in the federal information systems methodology, policy, and standards environment of information security, especially in government is desirable. Excellent written and oral communications skills desired. Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of constituencies essential. A demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people is required. Experience with current tools (McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, HIPS, Policy Auditor, and Rapid 7 Vulnerability Scanner is strongly desired.

  • Experience performing vulnerability and/or compliance scanning in an enterprise network environment

  • Technical knowledge of information technology and cyber security standards and issues is required for this position

  • Center for Strategic and International Studies: Twenty Critical Controls for Effective Cyber Defense

  • NIST Special Publication 800-53

  • ITIL and ITSM methodology

  • The IT Security Functional Requirements, outlined in the protection profile for databases by NIAP CCEVS (niap-ccevs.org)

  • The CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) standard

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Persistent and polite follow-up with clients in order to maintain project schedule

  • Problem solving and attention to detail


·Bachelor’s Degree desired but not required, preferably in IS, IT or related discipline

·Preferred but not required – CISSP, CEH, CompTIA Security+ and/or Network Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Arlington

Additional Work Locations:

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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